Typical of Professor Markides books, Inner River is packed with stories of miracles and metaphysical matters.
I found Mr. Markides writing style easygoing and engaging and will look into finding his other books to read as I would like to read more of what he has to say.
This book is most certainly not 'a pilgrimage to the heart of Christian spirituality', but an exploration of ideas and current fields of study in sociology.
Markides writes well and Fr. Maximos must be a composite character of several Orthodox priests. His series of Fr. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Max Bville
I thought it was a well written book. I love reading books about spirituality. This was a good read.Published 4 months ago by Mike Christopulos
Like the author I was raised in the Orthodox Church AND have academic training in the social sciences -- anthropology in my case, sociology in his. Read morePublished 5 months ago by C. J. Guleff
As usual, an excellent exposition of the Orthodox tradition. Everyone of his books is a treasure to those looking for a greater understanding of the Christian faith. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Carmen M.
I do enjoy other books from Kyriacos that weave a tangible experience in a robust and entertaining way. Found this one a little tedious and taxing to finish. Read morePublished 9 months ago by B R Jellings
This is the third book that I have read by this author and in my opinion it is the best. Read more
Markides unfortunately equates science with athiesm. This is far from the truth and why I cannot approve of his book. Science is curiosity, not atheism.Published 18 months ago by Nicholas Locicero
Although the story is not as compelling as MOUNTAIN OF SILENCE (my personal favorite of Markides), INNER RIVER includes an interesting and insightful discussion of the effect that... Read morePublished on December 7, 2012 by R. Somsen
I wasn't sure what to expect when I first started reading this book as I have had a mixed experience reading books that were, in some way, labeled "Christian" themed - I either... Read morePublished on October 11, 2012 by Lily Raines